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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 8, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta SENIOR CITIZEN'S TOUft HAWAII CALLS Guldtd Teuri Fw You T. In The Svnihliw. For Further Information Call BUTTE TRAVEL SERVICE 1271 3rd Avt. S. Phone JU-3201 or 32I-M5I "BUTTE TRAVEL SERVICE-AS NEAR AS YOUR TELEPHONE" The LcthbrukjeHerald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Thursday, October 8, 1970 PAGES 15 TO 28 ALWAYS fNJOYED and APflECIATEDI ERICKSEN'S 2021 3rd Avt. S. Ph. 32M161 1705 M.M. Driv. Ph. 328-775] Demolition Scheduled For Oct. 26 Demolition of the roof struc- ture of the old Town and Coun- try Food Store in Shoppers' World is scheduled to start Oct. 26, in preparation for a major hotel complex planned for the site. A demolition permit has been taken out at city hall and ten- ders for the job are to close Oct. 22. Revised plans for the project should be available next week. Art Batty, president of Shop- pers' World Ltd. said the plans will incorporate the design changes needed when it was decided to replace a planned tavern in the south end of the complex with a smaller bever- age room in the hotel itself. A grocery store is contem- plated for the south end of the complex. Rezoning for the project was afjproved by city council Mon- day, although the question of whether to close 4th Ave. S., requested by the developer, re- mains to be decided. Weather Snags Beet Harvesting By STEVE BREIIA.V! Herald Farm Writer Officials of Canadian Sugar Factories Ltd: in Lethbridge met this morning with board members of the Southern Al- berta Sugar Beet Growers As- sociation to discuss the fate of the 1970 beet harvest. Since the harvest was open- ed Sept. 28, it has been faced mth a series of weather condi- tions all of which have proven, detrimental to the harvest. The latest was the sev reezing Tuesday night. Dwight Purdy, manager of 3SE in Lethbridge said receiv- ng at delivery .stations is be- ng stalled. The best place for :he beets at the present time is in the ground. Mr. Purdy added, there is no cause for distress as the har- [est is in effect just beginning. The best harvesting tempera- ures for sugar beets are be- ween 32-55 degrees. Below -or above these marks either way an bring harvesting to a halt. There were acres d sugar beets planted in southern Alberta this year. The harvest so far has seen about acres of beets removed. Fires Cause Damage Two fires Wednesday in southern Alberta and two in the north caused damage to reports Fire Inspector Andy O'Toole. .This compares with 10 fires, one injury and damage of 560 recorded for the same day last year. The southern Alberta fires caused damage of at the Taber high school and to a Lethbridge garage. Major cause was electrical overloads or electrical malfunc- tions. Iiisp. O'Toole advises residents to keep pennies out of their fuse boxes. Wednesday was the fourth day of fire prevention week. MFC Okays Treadway Inn Approval for the Lethbridge Treadway Inn was given bj the Municipal Planning Com mission Wednesday. The application by Wales Ho tel Holdings Ltd. of Lethbridge was tabled at last week's meet ing because of problems re garding access to the lot. j-rctche fs FLOWER SHOP 322 6th Street South Phone 327-5747 Extends Best Wishes for Success to all Merchants loured In the new Centre Village Mall A welcome addition fo the Lethbridge Business communityl The commission Wednesd approved plans that provid access to the two-tier parkin structure without making it n Drug Charge Withdrawn Drug charges 'against Don las William Ford, 19, of Lon Island, N.Y., were withdrawn when he appeared in magi trate's court in Cardston Wet nesday. Ford will be deported froi Canada by immigration .ai lorities. He was charged wit mporting marijuana and po session of marijuana for tra ticking. The Crown is going to pro ceed with its case against Ed ward Vincent Haffmans, 22, o Springfield, Mass., Oct.'14. H s charged with the same of ences. Haffmans and Ford were ar rested near Carway Sept. 29. CLIFF BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB lower level MEDICAL DENTAL BIDS. PHONE 327-2822 SAVE TIME and MONEY with a GAS DRYER SPECIAL Less Gas Voucher 10 I SAVE AN EXTRA When you apply your I VOUCHER on the purchase of your natural gas dryer. Offer expires Nov. 14, 1970. Vouchers are m being distributed by Canadian Western Nat- I ural Gas Co. to their customers throughout m the area. _ "CHARGE IT" CONVENIENT CREDIT TERMS CAN BE ARRANGED cessary for vehicles to back ou onto the street. Detailed plans for the devel opment have yet to be approve! by the building department. The nine-storey, 232 room ho- tel is to be built on the former Hull Block-Stern property be- tween 2nd and 3rd Ave. and 7th and 8th St. S. In other business, the com mission turned down 'an appli- cation by Magnus Motels Ltd. or a ten-suite apartment at K15 20lh St. N. Eefusal was on the grounds :he development, plans for which indicated a motel type juilding, would detract from :he appearance and character of the area. Provision for refusal on these 'Jrounds is included in the city's zoning bylaw. The commission approved hree home occupations one warding house and two phone services for small businesses. ENGINEERS MEET The annual Lethbridge meet- ng of the Association of Pro- essional Engineers, Geologists ind Geophysicists of Alberta will be held Oct. 8, 6 p.m. at iven Ericksen's Family Hes- aurant in Lethbridge. THERE IS STILL ONLY ONE JM, ctrquerite JEWELLERY PLEASANT AND COURTEOUS SERVICE Located in COLLEGE MALI i Mayor Magrath Drive Phone 328-9736 CENTRE VILLAGE OPENING -i A leafy vine replaced the traditional ribbon in open- ing ceremonies for the million Centre Village Mall Wednesday evening. Taking part are (left to D. J. Peacher, Simpsons-Sears president; Norma Mickey, Miss Domin- ion of Canada; Mayor Andy Anderson and S. E. Eagles, president of Morothon Realty. Simpsons-Sears, and other smaller stores in the centre, opened doors for customers this morning. New Shopping Mall Opens Door To South A town crier, complete with authentic period costume and raditional clanging bell, last night introduced the official opening ceremonies for Leth- Permit For Catelli A building permit for additions to the Catelli-Habitant plant on 13th St. N. was taken out at ciy hall Wednesday. Renovations designed to crease the plant's capacity go under way this spring. The contract for the work held by Prestige Builders Calgary. bridge's newest shopping facil- ity, the Centre Village Mall. The town crier was not the only part of the ceremony in keeping with the "village" theme the usual ribbon cut- ting was replaced by a short ceremony involving through a leafy vine. cutting Enjoy the Thanksgiving Dinner without having to slave over the stove all day! PRESSED TURKEY Pure meat ready to cut cold or hot. SPECIAL COOKED HAM Reidy to ept nice and lean meat. Ideal for lunchoi SPECIAL LB....... 1 1 .49 .39 FRIDAY AND SATURDAY ONLY WHILE QUANTITIES LAST EPICURE FINE FOOD DELICATESSEN 406 8th St. S. Phone 327-6832 Platform guests included of- ficials from Marathon Realty Co. Ltd., Simpsons-Sears Ltd., the City of Lethbridge and spe- cial guest Norma Hickey, Miss Dominion of Canada. A large crowd of invited guests, which practically filled the mall area, listened as S. E. Eagles, Marathon president, thanked Mayor Anderson and civic officials on their "fine co- operation" in helping to bring this project to fruition. S. E. Peacher, president of Simpsons-Sears, expressed his thanks to the city, and also had kind words for Marathon, a subsidiary of CP Hail. He noted the speed with wnich the pro- ject had been" completed and said he had "never seen a rail- road company move so fast." Mayor Andy Anderson con- gratulated the developers on the aesthetic quality of the new shopping centre, noting it would undoubtedly help attract new development to the city. "There is no doubt Leth bridge is going to grow an he said. Group Pressures Government Psychiatric Unit Needed? In Observance of JEWISH DAY OF ATONEMENT Progress Clothing Ltd. WILL BE CLOSED Friday, Oct. 9th at p.m. and Closed All Day Saturday, Oct. 10th Re-opening for business as usual TUESDAY, OCT. 13th A.M. Be Sure You Have Plenty of FILM For Thanksgiving HOLIDAY WEEKEND Coming Up And while you're In getting stocked up let ui check your Flash Battery and Battery Con- tacts to avoid disappointment! We art agents in Southern Alberta for such famous names as: Buihnell Zelsi Ikon Meters and Kodak Cameras and Film Flaihes Davidson and linhof Tripods And many, many others Polaroid Cameras and Film KAKO Electronic Flash Vivitar Meters McCREADY-BAINES PHARMACY LTD. 614 3rd Ave. S., Lethbridgg Phone 327-3555 Frustrated by the provincia health department's delay in granting assistance for the pro- posed integration of menta' health services in southern Al- berta, the Lethbridge and Re. gion Mental Health Planning o u n c i 1 Wednesday nighl moved to appeal once more to Health Minister J. D. Render son for immediate action. A letter, drafted by chair- man Dr. Scott Angus, is to be orwarded to Mr. Henderson once again pointing out the ur gent need for a new psychiatric unit attached to the Municipal Hospital. In June, the letter states, 'the minister had advised the council the government would approve a grant for the plan- ning of the new psychiatric unit. Now we are told that such grant and the subsequent ilanning must await further egislation. "We are unanimously recom- mending to you and the govern- ment that these beds should be irovided by converting one of he medical wards within the Municipal Hospital to apsychiatric ward and Lilizing the unused space on he maternity floor for medical beds." In conclusion, the letter asks lat the department of health give further consideration to the role of the Alberta Hospital, Raymond, and the Alberta Hos- pital, Claresholm in the provi- sion of psychiatric services for southern Alberta. Dr. Angus told the council that these plans had been pre- sented to the health department by the board of the Lethbridge Municipal Hospital. PICK OUT YOUR BAUER SKATES Now from Hoyfs com- plete stock of styles and siiesl Remember WE TAKE TRADES! HOYT'S SPORTING GOODS DOWNTOWN NORTH LETHBRIDGE Dine and Dance FRIDAY THE MOONGLOWS SATURDAY THE METROS to p.m. NO COVER CHARGE Phone 328-7756 for Reservations KIRK'S OWN BRAND SNOWPLOW RETREADED SNOW TIRES ARE YOUR COMPLETELY GUARANTEED They carry exactly the same guaran- tee as brand new tires! Come Inl Let us give you the facts. All sizes now available at SEASON OPENING SPECIALS! Your UNIROYAL Dealer KIRK'S TIRE SALES LTD. t> LETHBRIDGE-1621 3rd Ave. S. Phone 327-5985 or 327-4705 t TABUR, AIIO.-6201 50th Avenue Phone 223-3441 FERNIE, B.C.-Phone "THE BEST DEAt FOR EVERY WHEEL" ;